Predoctoral Course Catalog


Advanced Cone Beam CT Imaging and Interpretation Selective

Course Director:
Credits: 2
Quarters/ Yr of Program: Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring / 4

Course Overview

This course familiarizes the student with CBCT: plan / followup implant placement (with or without surgical guide), assess pathology, assess dento-alveolar trauma and explore anatomical variations, in combination with: radiation protection, choice of field of view, resolution, exposure parameters, patient positioning, and interpretation of the acquired images.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Perform a CBCT examination
2. Assess and interpret images acquired by CBCT
3. Provide patients explanation about radiation safety aspects

UWSOD Competencies: 13, 14a, 14h, 14o, 14q
Date last updated: 2016-02-09